Pumpkin Nut Bars Recipe

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Pumpkin Nut Bars

Leslie Monroe

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@Hippie2MARS

I made this up over Christmas holiday when I was faced with a can of pumpkin and a cake mix to make a dessert. The results were delicious!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 box
yellow cake mix
3
eggs
1/2 c
oil
1/2 c
applesauce
1 can(s)
pumpkin, 16 oz.
1 c
walnuts, chopped
1 Tbsp
pumpkin pie spices
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
orange peel
1 Tbsp
orange juice (optional)

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 pkg
cream cheese, 3 oz (softened)
2 c
powdered sugar
6 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 Tbsp
milk
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all ingredients for bars until well blended.
2
Pour into greased 9x13 pan.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
4
Remove to cooling racks until completely cool, then frost with cream cheese frosting.
5
For frosting: mix well with blender until creamy (at least 3 minutes). If too thick, thin with more orange juice or milk until you get a good, spreadable consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy